You will be taught by friendly and approachable research-active staff, many of whom have previous experience of working in the sector. We aim to provide you with an academically rigorous programme of study and plenty of opportunities to engage with the real world through work-based learning and volunteering as well as the activities of our supported student societies.
All members of staff are involved in outside consultancy, professional organisations, wider academic, research and voluntary activities. Our current research interests include crime and deviance, criminological theory, criminal justice, restorative justice, policing, community safety, drugs and alcohol, surveillance, youth justice, race, urban policy and victimology.
Plymouth offers an outstanding location to study. With all of its services centrally located, the University is in the heart of the city which helps you to forge links, gain experience and expand your horizons through the many opportunities on offer.
Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies (CCJS) has been taught within the Plymouth Law School since 1992 and maintains an international profile through excellence in research and innovation in teaching. We will be hosting the British Society of Criminology conference in 2015 as part of our commitment to pushing the boundaries of the discipline.